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Athene cunicularia floridana

(Burrowing Owl)

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Burrowing Owl, Burrowing Owl (Florida), Florida Burrowing Owl

Description

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Habitat

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 16 meters (0 to 52 feet).[1]

Taxonomy

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Similar Species

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Members of the genus Athene

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 22 species and subspecies in this genus:

A. blewitti (Forest Owlet) · A. brama (Spotted Owlet) · A. brama brama (Spotted Owlet) · A. brama mayri (Spotted Owlet) · A. cuniculari (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia arubensis (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia boliviana (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia cunicularia (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia floridana (Burrowing Owl (Florida)) · A. cunicularia grallaria (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia hypugaea (Burrowing Owl (Western)) · A. cunicularia juninensis (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia pichinchae (Burrowing Owl) · A. cunicularia troglodytes (Burrowing Owl) · A. noctua (Little Owl (Little)) · A. noctua bactriana (Little Owl (Hutton's)) · A. noctua indigena (Little Owl) · A. noctua lilith (Little Owl (Lilith)) · A. noctua noctua (Little Owl) · A. noctua spilogastra (Little Owl (Abyssinian)) · A. noctua vidalii (Little Owl)

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Footnotes

  1. Mean = 1.710 meters (5.610 feet), Standard Deviation = 19.060 based on 14 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-11-29